Getting a bit stressed with logistics for the big day? Take a deep breath, relax and read on! We’ve polled former brides to share their best organizational tips for wedding planning. Here’s 5 ways to help check off the to-dos for your “I Do’s”.
Organizational Tips for Wedding Planning
Depending on the size and scope of your wedding, planning it can be quite the task. There are various details that go into such an event and being that it’s the biggest day of your life – well, adds a little pressure. So before you get overwhelmed with the appointments, payments, dress options and RSVPs, read our organizational tips for wedding planning, all recommended by former brides-to-be.
Download an app to keep you on track
Have peace of mind with the planning and progress right at your fingertips. Below are two wedding planning apps recommended by former brides to help keep you on track:
Wedding Wire App – features of app include check-list and reminders of upcoming tasks, vendor management and tips and ideas from wedding experts.
The Knot Wedding Planner App – features of app include style quiz to help define your vision, vendor and registry management and day-of-timeline creation.
Make Google your new best friend
Google’s Suite includes several helpful and free organizational features. Using Google Docs to create spreadsheets can be used to track almost any logistic, including budget, addresses, RSVPs, and gifts.
Another tip that came from our brides was creating a separate e-mail address for all wedding related information and correspondences. This makes it easy to track communications without disrupting your personal inbox. You can also create e-mail folders per category, such as contracts, vendor information and bridal party communications.
Consider hiring reinforcements
Professional wedding planners can help you stay organized, efficient and stress-free! Believe it or not, there’s various types of services you can utilize to help with logistics for your Big Day. Learn more about your options by reading our post on Deciding Which Wedding Help is Right for You.
Dream It, Plan It, Live It
At Forever Bridal, we’ve created a unique wedding organizer that’s a must for brides! Keep track of appointments, checklists, notes and receive insight from area vendors with our Dream It • Plan It • Live It™ Wedding Organizer.
You can also check out our library of free check-list downloads here.
Put it on the internet
Nowadays, a couple’s wedding website is the norm for posting details, directions and deadlines for wedding guests. It can also assist the bride and groom with organizational benefits. Sites like Zola and The Knot offer free, customized options with functions like tracking RSVPs and all-in-one gift registry.